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stress
British English: /strɛs/
American English: /strɛs/

Translation of stress in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (nervous) emotional, mental stress
    tensione emotiva, mentale
    signs of stress to suffer from stress
    essere stressato
    to be under stress
    essere stressato o sotto stress
    to put somebody under stress, to put stress on somebody
    sottoporre qualcuno a stress, stressare qualcuno
    in times of stress
    nei momenti difficili
    the stresses and strains of modern life
    lo stress e la tensione della vita moderna
  • 2 (emphasis)stress on
    enfasi su (aspect, point)
    to lay o put stress on
    mettere l'accento o insistere su (fact, problem, feature)
    there is not enough stress (laid) on vocational skills
    non si dà abbastanza importanza alle attitudini pratiche
  • 3 (Engineering, Physics) subject to high stresses
    sottoposto a forti sollecitazioni
    a stress of 500 kg
    un carico di 500 kg
    to put o impose stress on something
    sottoporre qualcosa a uno sforzo
    the stress on the fuselage
    lo sforzo subito dalla fusoliera
    to be in stress the stress produced in a structure
    la tensione prodotta in una struttura

transitive verb

  • 1 (emphasize)
    mettere l'accento su, insistere su, sottolineare (commitment, issue, difficulty, advantage)
    to stress the importance of something
    sottolineare l'importanza di qualcosa
    to stress the need for something, to do
    sottolineare la necessità di qualcosa, di fare
    to stress the point that … to stress (that)
    sottolineare che
  • 2 (Linguistics, Music)
    accentare (note, syllable)

Phrasal verbs

stress out

[informal] stress [somebody] out

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